Will C. Wood Middle School, 420 Grand Street, Alameda, CA, 94501 (510) 748-4015
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Common Core Updates
Along with 45 other states, The California Department of Education adopted the same academic standards. These standards are called Common Core Standards. These standards were developed by ...more
WMS congratulates Ms. Nancy Ely and the Teen Techs after school program for winning 3 grants for the upcoming school year!
WMS has recently won THREE grants that will enable us to bring many more exciting programs to our students. A grant from Altamont Landfill will give Teen Tech students the tools they need to refurbish old computers to gift to students in need, and also findings to make jewelry from computer parts to start a student business. Grants from the PTSA Council and also the East Bay CUE (Computer Using Educators) will help fund an exciting new LEGO robotics programs for our students. These grants total almost $5,000! More news: WMS has partnered with Purdue University and the Google Foundation to bring service-learning engineering programs to Wood Middle School.
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Boys and Men of Color Pathway Resource Fair
Several community organizations are coordinating a Boys and Men of Color Resource Fair at Laney College from March 26th - 29th (4pm – 7pm each night) alongside the premiere of , written and developed by Paul S. Flores starri... Continue
WMS Joins Zero Waste Week (March 17-21)
Students Ask Community to Join in ZERO WASTE WEEK March 17-21, 2014 Students in California are inviting their local communities to “Go Green. Think Blue.”, and join them in the second annual Zero Waste Week, March 17-21. During this we... Continue
Summer Camp at the Oakland Zoo!
2014 Summer ZooCamp Registration Opens Soon – Don’t Miss Out!! Oakland Zoo invites kids from all around the Bay Area to come hang out with us for an exciting week of outdoor nature discovery, animal adventures, and fun! ZooCamp gives k... Continue
Recycle Your Used Ink Cartridges at Wood! Turn into Main Office
Wood Middle School Celebrates National No Name-Calling Week (January 20-24)
Congratulations Wood Science Department and Students!
Check out Wood Middle School featured on Stopwaste.org!
-Special Congressional Recognition of outstanding and invaluable service for the community as an Ocean Guardian School by Representative Sam Farr
-NOAA Ocean Guardian Award for our Exemplary Efforts as a guardian of Our Oceans
Beavers To-Do List:
1. Study hard
2. Be nice to your teachers
3. Make a new friend
4. Order a yearbook
5. Eat your vegetables
6. Listen to your parents
7. Do your homework
8. Get 8-9 hours of sleep nightly
9. Drink plenty of water
10. Love your life!
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Wood Middle School Wins 3 Grants from the National Education Association in Conjunction with the Alameda County Office of Education
We're proud to announce that Wood Middle School's tradition of arts integration will be further supported this upcoming school year thanks in part to three grants totaling $15,000 from the National Education Association in conjunction with the Alameda County Office of Education. Congratulations to Art teacher, Lindsey Shepard as she leads WMS staff on another year of artistic collaboration! The details of the grants are as follows:
Know the 7 - Wood Classroom Expectations
Students tinker and create!
Wood students participated in a fun afterschool program where they explored the childhood pasttime of "tinkering". Take a look at what they created.